Western Australia Blue Book 1871-1889, 1891-1895

Blue Books are summaries of governmental activities and contain many statistical records determined by the activities of the government and the economy. As such they can prove useful references for determining an historical perspective at a given point in time. Given the lack of census records in Australia, these publications can often provide similar records for government employees.

People are named within their categories or government departments as follows:

  • Legislative Council
  • Government employees in alphabetical order
  • Governor's staff
  • Colonial Secretary's staff
  • Executive Council staff
  • Staff listed by government department
  • Return of officers giving security for due discharge of duties
  • Consuls
  • Clergy
  • School head teachers and attendance officers